Synonyms for Desperate:
extreme, great, urgent, drastic, acute.
•extreme, intense (adjective)
critical, dire, urgent, crucial, climacteric, vehement, drastic, fierce, great, acute.
disheartened, despairing, anguished, glum, dispirited, miserable, dejected, hopeless, depressed, pessimistic, sad, bleak, despondent, gloomy, dismal, downhearted, spiritless, morose, forlorn, discouraged, desirous, melancholy, cheerless.
incautious, rash, wild, frantic, careless.
•reckless, outrageous (adjective)
incautious, furious, rash, frantic, dangerous, careless, violent, wild.
n.rigorous, serious, severe, profound, grave. hope, anxious, be dying for something/to do something, keen, hungry, in need of something, longing, impatient, in the hope that/of. annoyed, upset, belligerent, fed up, irritated, safety, crucial, displeased, cross, put out, climacteric, mad, angry, acute. commemorative, intense, lame, hostile, maiden, lamely, attempted, violent, face saving, strong, fierce, big, amateur, furious, vehement, limp. •desperate (noun)
dangerous, unsafe, critical, despairing, resolute, imperative, fearless, hopeless, dire, brave, do-or-die, courageous, heroic.
fierce, lamely, severe, keen, commemorative, face saving, limp, maiden, rigorous, attempted. intense, profound, vehement, extreme, crucial. lame, furious, grave. amateur, hostile. violent. strong. •crucial
•Other relevant words:
heroic, fearless, cross, rigorous, climacteric, crucial, brave, critical, severe, courageous, resolute, dire, big, hope, longing, lame, keen, serious, desirous, do-or-die, upset, annoyed, unsafe, amateur, dangerous, intense, hungry, attempted, hostile, imperative, vehement, urgent, rash, commemorative, lamely, drastic, careless, great, mad, limp, impatient, anxious, incautious, safety, wild, fierce, maiden, belligerent, irritated, sad, grave, violent, strong, frantic, angry, furious, acute, profound, extreme, displeased.